by tracking and reporting on the relevant data.
It is used by all members of the laboratory team from lab managers to lab technicians as it covers the entire workflow. Any laboratory in any industry can use LIMS, but they are most commonly found in environmental, pharmaceutical, medical, nutrition, food & beverage, manufacturing and quality assurance.
Essentially a LIMS is a digital assistant for your lab.
Working primarily as an administrator, it supports the lab operations by freeing up time and energy such that the real scientists can conduct their research at ease without having to deal with all the paperwork that comes with lab management.